Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the official Host City Logo of the state for the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022™, for which it is one of the three hosts. The FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022™️, scheduled to be held between 11th October and 30th October across Odisha, Goa and Maharashtra, will be the first FIFA women’s competition to be held in India and the first FIFA competition to be hosted by the state of Odisha.
According to the reports, Naveen Patnaik said, “Odisha is emerging as a leading sports destination and hosting the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022™️ is a momentous opportunity for our state. The official Host City Logo launch of Odisha is an important milestone which also signifies the progress of women’s football. We are excited to host the best young female footballers from across the world and especially, the Indian team who will be playing all their group stage games at the Kalinga Stadium. As the Indian team makes their first appearance in a FIFA women’s competition, I encourage the people of Odisha to show their support in strong numbers at the stadium.”
Sports Minister, Tusharkanti Behera, Chairman, Odisha Hockey Promotion Council, Dilip Tirkey, Development Commissioner, P.K. Jena, 5T Secretary, V. K Pandian, Secretary, School and Mass Education, S.Aswathy, Sports Secretary, R. Vineel Krishna, officials of Sports and Youth Services Department were present in this momentous occasion.
Hosts India – drawn alongside USA, Morocco and Brazil – will be playing all of their group stage games at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar, and the tickets for the games can be purchased from fifa.com/tickets.
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